Argentina's crude steel output up 12% in 2018
Published: Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Argentina’s crude steel output grew by 11.6% in 2018, according to figures released by national steel association Acero Argentino on Monday January 21.
By Felipe Peroni
Argentina produced 5.16 million tonnes of crude steel last
year, compared with 4.62 million tonnes a year earlier.
The growth came despite the weakness of the country's main
industries, which could result in an excessive increase of
steel inventories, the association said.
The construction activity,...